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Joel Swift

Joel Swift

Personal Details

Given name: Joel

Family name: Swift

Date of birth: 14/06/90

City of birth: Perth, WA

Height: 191cm

Weight: 105kg

Home town and State: East Fremantle, WA

Club/team: Melville Water Polo Club, Fremantle Mariners, Ferencvaros (Hun)

National League team: Fremantle Mariners

Playing position: Centre forward

Handedness: Right

Preferred cap number: 9

Twitter: @swiftkutz


Major achievements:

  • Olympic Games: n/a
  • FINA World Championships: 8th, Barcelona, Spain, 2013
  • FINA World League: n/a
  • Other Competitions: 1st, Danube Cup, Bratislava, Slovakia, 2013; 1st, National Water Polo League, Fremantle Mariners, 2012; 1st, National Water Polo League, Fremantle Mariners, 2011; 1st, World University Games, Belgrade, Serbia, 2009; 1st, National Water Polo League, Fremantle Mariners, 2009; 1st, National Water Polo League, Fremantle Mariners, 2006; 2nd, Vodafone Cup, Budapest, Hungary, 2012; 4th, FINA World League Super Finals, Nis, Serbia, 2010; 6th, FINA World Cup, Romania, 2010

General Information

Occupation: Student

Uni Course: Commerce Accounting

Institution: Curtin University, WA

Marital status: Single

Age when began competing in your sport: 12

Where did you begin competing: Melville, WA

Most memorable sporting achievement: Winning gold at the World University Games in 2009

Any relatives/spouses who have competed internationally: Yes.

If so, who and what sports: Mum in figure skating and my great grandfather in Sailing at the 1956 Olympics

What made you choose this sport: I liked the water

What is your proudest sporting moment: Winning gold at the World University Games in 2009, winning four National Water Polo League titles in 06, 09, 11, 12 and competing at the 2013 FINA World Championships


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